Los Angeles Times bestsellers for Nov. 29, 2009.


1. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson ($14.95)

2. Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout ($14)

3. The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery ($15)

4. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows ($14)

5. The Associate by John Grisham ($9.99)

6. Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters by Jane Austen and Ben H. Winters


7. The Shack by William P. Young ($14.99)

8. Say You’re One of Them by Uwem Akpan ($14.99)

9. Blind Side by Michael Lewis


10. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak



1. Our Choice by Al Gore


2. L.A. Bizarro by Anthony Lovett and Matt Maranian ($19.95)

3. The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls ($15)

4. Freakonomics by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner ($15.99)

5. The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell ($14.99)

6. Jewish Pirates of the Caribbean by Edward Kritzler


7. Parenting Without Power Struggles by Susan Stiffelman


8. The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle ($14)

9. Letter to My Daughter by Maya Angelou


10. Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert ($15)

Rankings are based on a Times poll of Southland bookstores.